Praslin, Seychelles

Praslin is the second largest island (38 km²) of the Seychelles, lying 44 km north east of Mahé. Praslin has two administrative districts; Baie Sainte Anne and Grand' Anse (Praslin). The main settlements are the Baie Ste Anne, Anse Volbert and Grand' Anse.

Praslin is known as a tourist destination with several hotels and resorts, as well as a number of beaches such as Anse Lazio and Anse Georgette. It also has substantial tracts of tropical forests with birds such as the endemic Seychelles Bulbul and the Seychelles Black Parrot. The beautiful Vallée de Mai Nature Preserve is known for the unique coco de mer and vanilla orchids.

Things to See & Do

* Snorkeling & swimming
* Marine life
* Beaches
* Bird & wildlife watching
* Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve

General Information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Seychellois rupee (SCR)
Language – French, English, Seychellois Creole
Population – 6,500 approx
Land Area - 38 km²
Electricity – 2 vertical square pins and one perpendicular below British style
Time – GMT plus four hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 248

Travel Links – There is a airport located on Praslin.

The only international gateway to the Seychelles is Seychelles International Airport (SEZ) near Victoria. Flights are available from Addis Ababa, Nairobi, Dubai, Doha, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Abu Dhabi.

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